Matteuccia Struthiopteris Ostrich Shuttlecock Fern

Matteuccia Struthiopteris Ostrich Shuttlecock Fern

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Matteuccia Struthiopteris | Ostrich Shuttlecock Fern

Matteuccia Struthiopteris, also known as the Ostrich or Shuttlecock Fern, is very graceful with pale green drooping fronds giving the effect of a giant shuttlecock. Matteuccia Struthiopteris grows best around ponds in damp, but not water-logged ground, in a sheltered position. Tidy old foliage as required. The Shuttlecock Fern is often grown for decoration around ponds and is very hardy, tolerating temperatures as low as −20 °C (−4 °F).

Where do you plant moisture loving pond plants?
Moisture loving pond plants, such as the Matteuccia Struthiopteris - Ostrich Shuttlecock Fern Fern, are suited for planting in damp areas at the side of your garden pond alongside pond plants that can tolerate drier conditions. Broad-leaved moisture loving pond plants are ideal for providing a moist area with cover for frogs, toads and other pond wildlife.

For a guide to planting and maintaining moisture loving pond plants please click here.

Height: 90-150cm
Growth Rate: Fast
Flowers: N/A
Flower Colour: N/A
Position: Full to part shade
Planting Depth: to root ball

Please note: photo is for illustrative purposes and depending on time of year and growth rate may not reflect exactly what you receive. Pond Plants are shipped directly from the grower and are subject to a one-off £5.99 delivery surcharge regardless or order size/value. Please allow 3-10 working days for delivery on average.

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